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Beck Companies announced that it has acquired Modern Services, a home service contractor with locations in Fort Myers and Venice. Established in 1965, Modern Services specializes in air-conditioning, plumbing, electrical repair and service, and serves nine counties along Florida’s Gulf Coast, including...
5 Questions in 5 Minutes An interview with Laura Ragain, Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida Laura, could you tell us what you guys do? Certainly....
5 Questions in 5 Minutes An interview with JoAnn Elardo, owner of Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery What products and services does Wicked Dolphin provide? Wicked Dolphin is a distillery located in...
Planet Fitness has signed a 20,293-square-foot space at the Imperial Bonita Plaza retail center at 11601 Bonita Beach Road. This marks the eighth Southwest Florida destination for the expanding fitness center, which is among the world’s largest, with more than 2,000...
Lee and Collier Counties were included in SmartAsset’s “Places With the Most Incoming Investments” list for Florida. Counties in the analysis were measured by the growth in the number of businesses over a four-year period.
The importance of cybersecurity for Southwest Florida businesses and governments will be addressed at the Jan. 14 meeting of the Real Estate Investment Society (REIS) by Rachel Busch of Cigent. Busch will provide the latest information on...
Do you know of a woman in Southwest Florida who is looking to re-enter the workforce or wanting to advance her career? Help us spread the word about our career readiness program, Women Empowered Through Employment Series (WETES). There is an orientation...
Press operations at the Naples Daily News will relocate to Sarasota in mid-February, the Naples Daily News reports. This move will eliminate 49 full- and part-time jobs. The North Naples presses print publications including The News-Press, The Banner, Marco Eagle and Collier Citizen. Sarasota has more...
Sunshine Ace Hardware has chosen Children’s Miracle Network as its “primary charity partner” and has begun developing a year-round fundraising campaign to support the nonprofit organization. Michael Wynn, president of Sunshine Ace, made the declaration Thursday during a Lee...
The Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island metro area ranked No. 3 in Zippia’s “10 Best Cities to Get a Job in Florida for 2019” list. Each metro-area was ranked 1-to-21 in four categories: unemployment rate, change in unemployment rate, wage change,...